Thursday, 21 November 2013

Y9 Term 2 Assessment - The Amazon Travel Blog

Here is a link to the assessment guidelines. You should now be able to follow the links to the reliable websites for your research. If you find any web sites that you think are useful then please let me know by commenting on this post.

Wednesday, 4 September 2013

Y9 Evidence for Climate Change - Lesson 1

Here is a link to the pages that you have on your tables. This should make it easier to follow the hyperlinks to the websites the evidence came from.

Friday, 21 June 2013

Homework research for assessment on the Ilisu Dam project in Turkey

Your homework is to research the Ilisu Dam project in Turkey. You will have gathered some background information in lesson time.
Your homework is find out more information about the project and different people's points of view on it
To start you off here is a link to a leaflet from one of the groups protesting about the building of the dam. Remember this is their point of view on this controversial issue. Other people might have different ideas. See if you can find out what they might be.
You will need to have your research notes/information available to use in lessons starting on Friday 5th July 2013.

Thursday, 16 May 2013

Year 8 Homework - Water as a resource

Next term we will be looking at how people use water as a resource and the issues that this creates. I would like you to create an illustrated water slogan for water rights and responsibilities. An example is shown here, but I know you could create one equally as good and, hopefully, better.

The due date for this is: Friday 7th June.

Tuesday, 30 April 2013

Y7 Ecotown homework

Can you think of three types of people who might not want the ecotown built on the edge of Bicester? What do you think their reasons would be? 
Due date:  (7Y1) Friday 3rd May and 7X4 Tuesday 6th May

Friday, 26 April 2013

Y9 Chocolate trade enquiry

In the next few lessons you will be putting together an enquiry about the chocolate trade.
The first question asks you to locate the main cocoa growing countries. Here is a list of the top ten producers.

You can use this page to create your own map to show where the cocoa comes from.
  • Here is a link that tells the story of chocolate from bean to bar. 
  • Investigate why people think there are problems with the chocolate trade here
  • Find out about Fairtrade chocolate here
  • Find out about the designs on the Divine chocolate bar here
  • If you get stuck on how to write a bibliography use this to help
  • If you come across and useful resources or enquiry questions you can ask then post them below for others to view.

Your homework this week is to research an organisation called Kuapa Kokoo and find out how Faitrade has helped these cocoa farmers in Ghna. The link takes you to their Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page. Make notes about what they do and their links with Divine chocolate. Bring your notes in to next lesson to help you with the enquiry. Due dates are Friday 10th May (9Y3) and Tuesday 7th May (9X3)

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Y8 Homework

Your homework is based on creating a travel blog (online diary) . The information you need is on the sheet you were given for homework and on this link. You can sent me a link to your blog or you can print out a copy.

Please make sure you complete all the sections and use the mark scheme on the back to help you achieve a top level.

Due dates are:
8Y1 Friday 26th April